Welcome to the Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board ("Board") website. Our mission is to promote the conservation, stewardship, and sustainable use of the forest resources of this county, both urban and rural, through advocacy and education of sound forest management principles. We hope that you enjoy and benefit from visiting our website. 

Spotlight on Board Events

  1. Nature note for February 17 - Agroforestry: Alley Cropping
  2. Next Board meeting is on Monday March 11th. The meeting will be held at the Gambrill State Park office at 7 pm.
  3. The Maryland Natural Resources February 2019 Newsletter is now available.
  4. We're taking applications for Natural Resources Career Camp 2019. The camp is open to all high school students in the state of Maryland.

    Scouts Forestry Merit Badge Day

    In 2018, 116 Boy Scouts from 18 troups across Frederick County met up with the Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board  at the Walkersville Watershed to work on there Forestry Merit Badge.  102 scouts completed the requirements that day to earn there Forestry Merit Badge.  

    Multiple forester from DNR, UMD extension service as well as FCFCDB board members volunteered on the weekend to spent a day in the woods helping the scouts get there badge.  Board member Claude Eans did an outstanding job coordinating the event.

    You can contact the Board using the information below:
    Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board
    8602 Gambrill Park Road
    Frederick, MD 21702
    Executive Secretary, Michael Kay
    301-473-8417, 301-473-8577 (FAX)
    Visit the  Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards offices for a listing of all Maryland county offices (includes mailing addresses and phone numbers). 

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